The 7th Annual Bridges to Access Conference is a student-led one-day health conference which brings together students from every college at the OUHSC campus and members of the community to learn about and discuss the healthcare issues facing Oklahomans today.
This year the conference will take place on Saturday, March 8th at the OU Children’s Hospital Samis Conference Center (located at 1200 Children’s Avenue, OKC, OK).
Key Note Address: "Improving the Health of Oklahomans: Where Should We Go From Here?” Steven Schroeder, MD Distinguished Professor of Health and Health Care, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California – San Francisco; Head of Smoking Cessation Leadership Center
3-D is all the rage these days--in movies and video games. Now, an important health screening for women is going 3-D too. Breast health experts at OU Medicine say 3-D mammography is finding tumors that might otherwise be missed. And, it may prevent false positives too.
December 24, 2013 OU College of Allied Health & Starkey Hearing Foundation team up to provide aids
A Moore tornado survivor received the gift of hearing for the holidays this year, thanks to the efforts of audiologists at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and the Starkey Foundation. For many, having the ability to hear is not something given much daily thought. For Moore resident Bunny White, however, that precious channel to human connection and communication was significantly altered after an EF5 tornado ripped through her community, badly damaging her home in May.
Learning that you have pancreatic cancer is terrible news. It is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, and, for reasons unknown, African-Americans have a 40 to 50 percent increased risk of contracting this cancer.